Diagnose conditions within an Ayurvedic framework

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver HLTAYV007, 'Diagnose conditions within an Ayurvedic framework'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Diagnose conditions within an Ayurvedic framework' on fishpond.com.au. This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to ntisthis.com for every purchase, so go nuts :)


Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENT

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

Elements define the essential outcomes

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Analyse case information

1.1 Prioritise different aspects of case information based on vikruti, agni, ama, srotarodha and principles of shat kriyakala

1.2 Analyse signs and symptoms using established Ayurvedic methodology

1.3 Avoid prejudiced or premature conclusions through use of thorough and objective analysis

1.4 Correlate Ayurvedic physical, mental and emotional health assessment findings with case history

1.5 Assess clinical disease according to signs and symptoms of condition, and results of investigations

1.6 Seek further information where analysis indicates need for further information

1.7 Recognise situations where analysis indicates the case falls outside the practitioner’s capability and make appropriate recommendations and referrals

2. Make diagnosis

2.1 Use professional judgment to draw sound conclusions and make a diagnosis and prognosis from the case taken and data collected

2.2 Determine causative factors of diseases at physical, mental, emotional and spiritual levels

2.3 Determine the samprapti (pathogenesis in Ayurveda)

2.4 Determine the different stages of progression of disease

2.5 Confirm the condition according to Ayurvedic stage and related implications

3. Confirm diagnosis with client

3.1 Discuss assessment and rationale with client

3.2 Communicate relevant information from medical or diagnostic reports where appropriate

3.3 Clarify any discrepancies between the practitioner’s and client’s perception of the condition

3.4 Assign and agree priorities in consultation with the client

3.5 Discuss referral options with the client according to individual needs